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Junaid Jamshed: 7 interesting facts about the late pop icon that you should know

Junaid Jamshed and his second wife died on December 7, 2016 when PIA Flight 661 crashed in Havelian. NEWS DESK: Junaid Jamshed, pop icon-turned-religious preacher, died last year on this day with his second wife when PIA flight PK661 crashed in Havelian near Abbotabad. Heaven on Earth Chitral. With my friends in the Path of…

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Verna – Fall of the ShoMan Empire!

By Omair Alavi During the most famous PTV Awards in 1986, there was a skit – written and directed by Shoaib Mansoor – where the late Saleem Nasir commented on ‘The fall of the Roman Empire’. Little did anyone know that 31 years later, ShoMan will have a great fall due to a film that…

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As Verna hits the cinemas today, Mahira rejoices in power of artistes

NEWS DESK: The ban on Verna was lifted yesterday and the film hits the cinemas across the country today (Friday). Meanwhile, Mahira Khan is relishing the power of artistes. Tonight I realize how powerful artists are, not those in power. We are. Why else do we get banned? Why else do our films pose a…

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Verna gets green signal for release as ban lifted

LAHORE: The ban on film Verna has been lifted and the flick is all set to be released across the country on Friday (tomorrow), Samaa reported. According to Samaa, the censor board lifted the ban after omitting the objectionable content in the movie. The censor board had banned the movie due to its sensitive content…

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Mahira Khan speaks out against Verna ban

KARACHI: Pakistani actress Mahira Khan spoke out against the ban placed on Pakistani movie Verna by the censor board on Wednesday.  In a tweet message, the Pakistani actress wrote “May the power of the voices of the people be stronger than a few in positions of power.” #verna Verna is helmed by Shoaib Mansoor and…

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Here’s what Deepika Padukone has to say about ‘Verna’ ban…

Bollywood superstar Deepika Padukone has spoken out against the ban placed on Pakistani flick Verna on Wednesday, stating that it was sad how a small section of people chose to ban movies. Deepika Padukone is known for not biting her tongue and providing her opinions freely. Recently the actress was asked in an interview regarding…

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Actor Usman Pirzada suggests adult certificate for Verna

Actor Usman Pirzada raised his voice for the new Pakistani movie Verna that has recently been banned for screening in the country. Talking to Samaa Tv, the actor said he suggested the adult certificate for the movie based on its subject matter. Actress Mahira Khan is in the lead role in the flick produced by…

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Verna ban: Twitterati are fuming!

NEWS DESK: Rumors are afloat that Verna, Shoaib Mansoor’s much-awaited film, has been banned by the Central Board of Film Censors. Naturally, Twitter users were angry. The CBFC regulates film screenings in Islamabad and cantonment areas across the country. According to reports, however, CBFC says that the fate of the film “has yet to be…

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Mahira’s ‘Verna’ co-star Haroon Shahid does the ‘Karachi accent’ in jest

copies KARACHI: Watch Pakistani actor Haroon Shahid, at the behest of Mahira Khan, parody the accent of a  Karachiite in his opinion during an exclusive interview with  All was in good fun though and Haroon made it a point to mention that he was born in Karachi.

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EXCLUSIVE: In conversation with Mahira Khan and Haroon Rashid

By Shahjahan Khurram KARACHI: In order to promote their upcoming Shoaib Mansoor-helmed film, Mahira Khan and Haroon Shahid spoke to in detail about the movie and how difficult it was to essay their characters.   Haroon Shahid and Mahira Khan spoke in detail about their upcoming project Verna in detail on Monday night at FLOC (For the…

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Mahira Khan, Haroon Shahid enthrall PIA passengers en route Lahore

KARACHI: Pakistani actress Mahira Khan and her male lead in Verna enthralled passengers of a PIA Karachi-Lahore flight on Saturday. Promotional activities are in full swing for Shoaib Mansoor’s upcoming Verna flick which will star Mahira Khan and Haroon Shahid in the lead roles. Hence, the actors are busy these days promoting their flick from…

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Watch Mahira Khan croon this Verna song with Haroon Shahid

KARACHI: Watch Pakistani actress Mahira Khan and Haroon Shahid croon a Verna song.  Mahira Khan sings along to a song from the film Verna as her co-star Haroon Shahid strums a guitar and sings along. Trailer for Mahira Khan’s film was released earlier last month. The movie has been directed by Shoaib Mansoor. The actress stepped into…

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Music album of Shoaib Mansoor’s ‘Verna’ finally released

Mahira Khan Starrer Verna received rave reviews for its trailer, and the first two songs, Power Di Game and Sambhal Sambhal caused a lot of anticipation amongst audiences. The music album of Shoaib Mansoor’s upcoming venture finally released on 22nd October, 2017, and has a total of 6 songs which will make the listeners go…

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Video: Trailer of Mahira Khan’s Verna released

The trailer of Mahira Khan’s new movie ‘Verna’ has been released. The movie has been directed by Shoaib Mansoor. The actress stepped into the glitzy world of showbiz by debuting in his film ‘Bol’. She is again working with Shoaib Mansoor after a gap of ten years. The launching ceremony of the trailer was held…

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Mahira Khan, like never before!

By Omair Alavi One look at the trailer of Shoaib Mansoor’s Verna is enough to tell the audience that something huge is coming. ‘Shoman’ has never done anything that is being done or had been done by anyone else and Verna keeps up with that tradition; Mahira Khan makes her return to films with the…

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Let’s celebrate Women’s Day, Filmi style!

By: Omair Alavi Gone are the days when films used to have a man as the leading characters; there have been many flicks in the last decade that have had a woman at the help – as a protagonist – and on this Women’s Day, we bring to you Top 10 films of the last…

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“Mahira Khan” to hit cinemas this “Eid-ul-Fitar”

Mahira Khan to hit cinemas this Eid-ul-Fitar with her comeback in Pakistani cinemas in new movie “Verna”, directed by Shoaib Mansoor. Mahira Khan revealed about her new movie few days back on a micro-blogging website twitter. From the sets off #Verna upcoming #pakistani movie directed by shoaib mansoor #PakistaniCinema — Mahira Khan (@mahira_khan_fc) February…

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By: Omair Alavi One thing that connects all Pakistanis around the world is Dil Dil Pakistan, the song that made Vital Signs popular 29 years back and that shaped the future of pop music in the country. Junaid Jamshed who tragically died in a plane crash will always be remembered for his contribution to music, besides…

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Mahira Khan to act in Shoaib Mansoor’s next film

KARACHI: After radical nationalists drove Pakistani actors out of Bollywood, Pakistani film industry is creating opportunities for the artistes. After her debut film Bol, actress Mahira Khan is once again ready to work with Pakistan’s top notch director Shoaib Mansoor in  his next venture titled ‘Verna’. Releasing under the banner of SHOMAN Productions and HUM…

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